without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.

1350–1400; Middle English fereles. See fear, -less

fearlessly, adverb
fearlessness, noun

See brave.

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fear (fɪə)
1.  a feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by impending danger, pain, etc
2.  a cause of this feeling
3.  awe; reverence: fear of God
4.  concern; anxiety
5.  possibility; chance: there is no fear of that happening
6.  for fear of, for fear that, for fear lest to forestall or avoid
7.  no fear certainly not
8.  put the fear of God into to frighten
vb (foll by for)
9.  to be afraid (to do something) or of (a person or thing); dread
10.  (tr) to revere; respect
11.  (tr; takes a clause as object) to be sorry: used to lessen the effect of an unpleasant statement: I fear that you have not won
12.  to feel anxiety about something
13.  an archaic word for frighten
[Old English fǣr; related to Old High German fāra, Old Norse fār hostility, Latin perīculum danger]

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., from fear + -less. Related: Fearlessly; fearlessness.
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Example sentences
We need to be in there now, while we're still fresh and open and fearless and
We're told about the fearless tribesmen and decide to travel off the beaten
  path to see them for ourselves.
She's fearless and is willing to experiment with different concepts in music.
Throughout his career, he was fearless in his demands.
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